North Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of U.S. VP Harris visit

North Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of U.S. VP Harris visit

North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un addresses the Supreme People’s Assembly, North Korea’s parliament, which passed a law officially enshrining its nuclear weapons policies, in Pyongyang, North Korea, September 8, 2022 in this photo released by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA). KCNA via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register … Read more

U.S. aircraft carrier arrives in South Korea as warning to North

U.S. aircraft carrier arrives in South Korea as warning to North

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BUSAN, South Korea, Sept 23 (Reuters) – A U.S. aircraft carrier arrived in South Korea on Friday for the first time in about four years, set to join other military vessels in a show of force intended to send a message to North Korea, officials said. … Read more

Imagery shows N.Korea may soon launch new missile submarine – think tank

Imagery shows N.Korea may soon launch new missile submarine – think tank

North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un speaks during a meeting to review the state’s disaster prevention work in Pyongyang, North Korea in this undated photo released by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) September 6, 2022. KCNA via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SEOUL, Sept 22 (Reuters) – North … Read more

New N.Korea law outlines nuclear weapons use, including preemptive strikes

New N.Korea law outlines nuclear weapons use, including preemptive strikes

A North Korean flag flutters at the propaganda village of Gijungdong in North Korea, in this picture taken near the truce village of Panmunjom inside the demilitarized zone (DMZ) separating the two Koreas, South Korea, July 19, 2022. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/Pool Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SEOUL, Sept 9 (Reuters) – North … Read more

U.S. says Russia is buying artillery ammunition from N.Korea -report

U.S. says Russia is buying artillery ammunition from N.Korea -report

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept 6 (Reuters) – U.S. intelligence has assessed that Moscow is buying millions of artillery shells and rockets from North Korea, the New York Times reported, on the heels of reports that the Russian military has begun using Iranian-made drones. U.S. officials said they could … Read more

U.S. angers China with potential $1.1 billion arms sale to Taiwan

U.S. angers China with potential .1 billion arms sale to Taiwan

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept 2 (Reuters) – The U.S. State Department has approved a potential $1.1 billion sale of military equipment to Taiwan, including 60 anti-ship missiles and 100 air-to-air missiles, with China threatening to take counter measures. The Pentagon announced the package on Friday in the wake … Read more

Japan considers deploying long-range missiles to counter China – Yomiuri

Japan considers deploying long-range missiles to counter China – Yomiuri

Printed Chinese and Japanese flags are seen in this illustration, July 21, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TOKYO, Aug 21 (Reuters) – Japan is considering the deployment of 1,000 long-range cruise missiles to boost its counterattack capability against China, the Yomiuri newspaper reported on Sunday. The missiles would … Read more

North Korea tells South Korean president to ‘shut his mouth’ after offer of aid

North Korea tells South Korean president to ‘shut his mouth’ after offer of aid

SEOUL, Aug 19 (Reuters) – North Korea’s Kim Yo Jong, the powerful sister of leader Kim Jong Un, said on Friday South Korea’s president should “shut his mouth” after he reiterated that his country was willing to provide economic aid in return for nuclear disarmament. Her comments mark the first time a senior North Korean … Read more

U.S. carries out missile test delayed over Chinese drills

U.S. carries out missile test delayed over Chinese drills

WASHINGTON, Aug 16 (Reuters) – The United States military on Tuesday said it carried out a test of a Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile that had been delayed to avoid escalating tensions with Beijing during China’s show of force near Taiwan earlier this month. China deployed scores of planes and fired live missiles in the … Read more

Putin says Russia and North Korea will expand bilateral relations, KCNA reports

Putin says Russia and North Korea will expand bilateral relations, KCNA reports

FILE PHOTO – Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting with acting Governor of Kirov region Alexander Sokolov via a video link at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia August 9, 2022. Sputnik/Mikhail Klimentyev/Kremlin via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SEOUL, Aug 15 (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin told North … Read more